[OpenIndiana-discuss] OpenIndiana and VirtualBox v3.2.8

russell stream at willows7.myzen.co.uk
Sun Sep 26 18:11:16 UTC 2010


After upgrading to OpenIndiana from Solaris 10 u5 everything was going 
very well until I installed VirtualBox v3.1.8 which locked up my 
computer stopped it from rebooting correctly. After sorting out the 
problem, I eventually go round to installing VirtualBox v3.2.8 which 
does work but generates an error message which has been posted on the 
VirtualBox forums.

verifying class <manifest> ]
## Executing postinstall script.
Checking for older bits...
Installing new ones...
Loading VirtualBox kernel modules...
- Loaded: Host module
- Loaded: NetAdapter module
- Loaded: NetFilter module
* Warning!! Failed to determine Solaris 5.11 snv version. Skipped 
installing USB support.
Configuring services...
- Loaded: Zone access service
Installing Python bindings...
- Installed: Bindings for Python 2.4
- Installed: Bindings for Python 2.6
Updating the boot archive...

Installation of <SUNWvbox> was successful.

As an aside on the VirtualBox forums, a member can set their host OS to 
a list which includes OpenSolaris 11, OpenSolaris 10, OpenSolaris other 
and Solaris.

Another minor point, would it be possible to modified the NWAM icon to 
include an option to set the Network Manually, via the network-admin gui.

My brother wants to run a small business application (Accounts/Stock 
Control) natively on OpenIndiana in the future, do you have any 

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